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TOKYO/LAUSANNE (Reuters) – Officials in charge of staging Tokyo’s Olympic Games crowded around a low table inside Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s residence late Tuesday, wincing as they spoke by phone with the head of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). FILE PHOTO: Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President of the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee Yoshiro Mori,
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Mikael Granlund scored with one-tenth of a second remaining in regulation and then netted the winner 1:20 into overtime as the Nashville Predators defeated the visiting Calgary Flames 4-3 Thursday night. Feb 27, 2020; Nashville, Tennessee, USA; Nashville Predators center Colton Sissons (10) and Nashville Predators center Nick Bonino (13) celebrate after scoring past Calgary
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(Reuters) – Mixed martial artist Leah McCourt is relishing the chance to headline Bellator’s Dublin card at the Three Arena on Saturday, knowing a win over Judith Ruis in the building where Conor McGregor rose to fame could usher in a new era for Irish MMA. FILE PHOTO: Mixed Martial Arts fighter Leah McCourt poses
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Yanni Gourde broke a second-period tie with a short-handed game-winner as Tampa Bay beat the visiting Edmonton Oilers 3-1 on Thursday night, extending the Lightning’s winning streak to an NHL-high nine games. Feb 13, 2020; Tampa, Florida, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning center Mitchell Stephens (67) passes the puck against the Edmonton Oilers during the third
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The Minnesota Timberwolves will acquire guard D’Angelo Russell from the Golden State Warriors in a blockbuster trade that includes forward Andrew Wiggins, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Feb 1, 2020; Cleveland, Ohio, USA; Golden State Warriors guard D’Angelo Russell (0) celebrates with head coach Steve Kerr during the second half against the
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Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said Thursday he plans to finish his investigation of the Boston Red Sox’s role in the alleged electronic sign-stealing scandal before the opening of spring training on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Rob Manfred, commissioner of Major League Baseball, takes part in the Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit in New York,
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Antonio Brown’s apology tour continued Thursday with the free agent wide receiver telling the Pittsburgh Steelers he was sorry for being a distraction. FILE PHOTO: Sep 15, 2019; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown (17) warms up prior to the game against the Miami Dolphins at Hard Rock Stadium. Jasen
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Top-seeded Gael Monfils survived a tough three-set match against fellow Frenchman Adrian Mannarino on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Open Sud de France in Montpellier. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Australian Open – Fourth Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – January 27, 2020 France’s Gael Monfils in action during his match against Austria’s
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Giannis Antetokounmpo collected 36 points, 20 rebounds and six assists as the host Milwaukee Bucks avenged a Christmas Day loss to the Philadelphia 76ers with a 112-101 victory on Thursday. Feb 6, 2020; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA; Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) shoots against the Philadelphia 76ers during the third quarter at Fiserv Forum. Jeff
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